Ken Mauer, George Karl
Sacramento Kings head coach George Karl, right, walks away from official Ken Mauer after questioning a foul call during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
Erik Gundersen is the Trail Blazers beat reporter for The Columbian. He's a graduate of the Allen School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Oregon in addition earning a degree in Spanish. He's covered the NBA for four seasons. You can also occasionally find his work on ESPN.com's NBA section for their TrueCities series. He also fist-bumped with Kanye West once. Follow @BlazerBanter on twitter for more Blazers and NBA news.